Ashmolean Museum Oxford

Tokyo Art & Photography Catalogue

Co-edited by Lena Fritsch and Clare Pollard


This book is a celebration of Tokyo: one of the world's most creative, dynamic and fascinating cities.

Beautifully illustrated and richly detailed, this publication looks at a city which has undergone constant destruction and renewal over its 400-year history and tells the stories of the people who have made Tokyo so famous with their boundless drive for the new and innovative - from samurai to avantgarde artists today.

Artistic highlights include Kano school paintings, the iconic woodblock prints of Hiroshige, Tokyo Pop Art Posters, the photography of Moriyama Daido and Ninagawa Mika, manga, film and contemporary art.

Co-edited by Japanese art specialists and curators Lena Fritsch and Clare Pollard from Oxford University, this accessible volume features 28 texts by international experts of Japanese culture, as well as original statements by influential artists.

With 280 illustrations.


Book contains: 288 pages.

Dimensions: 23 x 28cm